21/02/2016 - 21:29 pm

US Vice President Joe Biden Inspects Konecranes RTGs at Port of New Orleans – Industry News

United States Vice President Joe Biden visited the Port of New Orleans on Wednesday February 17, 2016. The day of the visit marked the seventh anniversary of the country’s stimulus bill, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. During his visit, Vice President Biden had the chance to see the ports new intermodal yard, where the newest Konecranes RTGs are being erected.

Konecranes is currently delivering two RTG cranes to the port. They are fully electrical, heavy-duty RTG cranes equipped with Konecranes Active Load Control, which eliminates container sway to increase container handling performance.

“We’re proud to be an important supplier to this intermodal terminal of Port of New Orleans,” says Jussi Suhonen, sales director, Port Cranes, region Americas.

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